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Old 04-05-2004, 05:44 PM   #1
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Hi there i want a site in order to find the following information for packages.
For example if i want to find info about Diffutils_(2.8.1): something like the above i want to appear


For installation instructions see the Section called Installing Diffutils-2.8.1 in Chapter 6.

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Contents of Diffutils

The programs from this package show you the differences between two files or directories. It's most common use is to create software patches.

Installed programs: cmp, diff, diff3 and sdiff

Short descriptions

cmp compares two files and reports whether or in which bytes they differ.

diff compares two files or directories and reports which lines in the files differ.

diff3 compares three files line by line.

sdiff merges two files and interactively outputs the results.

Diffutils Installation Dependencies

Diffutils depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext, Glibc, Grep, Make, Sed.

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Old 04-05-2004, 06:05 PM   #2
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

You posted this a day or two ago in Linux - General. Someone who has well over 200 posts I would think has enough sense to follow and know our rules.

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